When it comes to the “cloud versus on-premises software” argument, many folks in the aggregates and bulk material industry are on the fence. What is a SaaS platform, and how are these subscription-based material management systems different from legacy scale programs? For owners of legacy programs, the stability and familiarity of those systems may be hard to let go of. However, those who have made the switch to a modern SaaS platform typically can’t find a reason to go back.

What is “SaaS?”

“SaaS,” or Software as a Service, is a new class of software that has completely reinvented data management, user experience, and information accessibility. True SaaS platforms are an evolution of web technologies that take advantage of cloud-based architecture and components not available to traditional legacy software applications. Put plainly, SaaS products represent the future of software applications, where legacy systems are the past.

That being said, not all programs branded with the “SaaS” moniker are created equal. While some vendors package their old legacy brands as SaaS, it’s important to look past the marketing hype and spot any shortcuts vendors have taken to simply “SaaS-ify” their existing material sales platform. Many of these companies are merely rebranding legacy architecture, adding a few cloud components, and calling it SaaS. A genuine SaaS platform incorporates the latest cloud technologies in all components of the system, including those that can operate offline.

Fast-Weigh: The Industry’s Leading SaaS Vendor for Bulk Material Weighing and Accounting

Fast-Weigh has paved the path in aggregate scale ticketing built for the cloud. The decision made to completely rewrite Fast-Weigh as a web-native SaaS application was a challenge, but sharing the fruits of our labor with our customers has made it well worth the effort. Having completely embraced cloud architecture, we can now offer companies an unparalleled user experience that saves both money and time previously spent on legacy-based software. Although we’re immensely proud of what we have built, we are not content to rest on Fast-Weigh’s tremendous success. With every software update, we continue to bring new cloud-based technologies to the industry, outpacing traditional legacy providers in both features and rapid innovation.

Missing Functionality and Lack of Access to Data

Legacy software typically doesn’t come with unified web, mobile, and desktop components complete with business analytics and end-to-end operation management tools. Add to this the ability to access to data on your schedule, anytime, anywhere, from any device. These capabilities, all part of a core Fast-Weigh subscription, are essential if you’re looking to modernize your business. Similar features offered by other material software vendors are either sold as overpriced add-ons with limited functionality, or they aren’t offered at all.

Inhibiting Innovation

If you find yourself stuck on a version-locked scale platform that is hindering your business performance, now is a good time to evaluate your company’s systems. Aging scale systems often prevent business from achieving progress by making users feel complacent toward the state of their daily operations. By incorporating cloud-based material management platforms like Fast-Weigh into your toolkit, you can bring a whole new world of innovation and capability to your business. Further, you can refocus your staff on value-added activities and improve collaboration between departments, customers, and vendors. Doing so will also remove the burden and cost of managing outdated systems while gaining enterprise-level security and automatic data recovery measures.

Moving to a SaaS Platform Is Easier Than You Think

If you’re considering moving off your legacy software, you aren’t the first to do so. Numerous companies everywhere in the aggregates, bulk material hauling, and contracting arenas have already made the switch.

So don’t get left behind. Get a free demo or give us a call, and let us show you why legacy scale software cannot compete in a modern SaaS world.

Is it Time to Move Your Material Ticketing Data to the Cloud?

February 20, 2020
Fast-Weigh

When it comes to the “cloud versus on-premises software” argument, many folks in the aggregates and bulk material industry are on the fence. What is a SaaS platform, and how are these subscription-based material management systems different from legacy scale programs? For owners of legacy programs, the stability and familiarity of those systems may be hard to let go of. However, those who have made the switch to a modern SaaS platform typically can’t find a reason to go back.

What is “SaaS?”

“SaaS,” or Software as a Service, is a new class of software that has completely reinvented data management, user experience, and information accessibility. True SaaS platforms are an evolution of web technologies that take advantage of cloud-based architecture and components not available to traditional legacy software applications. Put plainly, SaaS products represent the future of software applications, where legacy systems are the past.

That being said, not all programs branded with the “SaaS” moniker are created equal. While some vendors package their old legacy brands as SaaS, it’s important to look past the marketing hype and spot any shortcuts vendors have taken to simply “SaaS-ify” their existing material sales platform. Many of these companies are merely rebranding legacy architecture, adding a few cloud components, and calling it SaaS. A genuine SaaS platform incorporates the latest cloud technologies in all components of the system, including those that can operate offline.

Fast-Weigh: The Industry’s Leading SaaS Vendor for Bulk Material Weighing and Accounting

Fast-Weigh has paved the path in aggregate scale ticketing built for the cloud. The decision made to completely rewrite Fast-Weigh as a web-native SaaS application was a challenge, but sharing the fruits of our labor with our customers has made it well worth the effort. Having completely embraced cloud architecture, we can now offer companies an unparalleled user experience that saves both money and time previously spent on legacy-based software. Although we’re immensely proud of what we have built, we are not content to rest on Fast-Weigh’s tremendous success. With every software update, we continue to bring new cloud-based technologies to the industry, outpacing traditional legacy providers in both features and rapid innovation.

Missing Functionality and Lack of Access to Data

Legacy software typically doesn’t come with unified web, mobile, and desktop components complete with business analytics and end-to-end operation management tools. Add to this the ability to access to data on your schedule, anytime, anywhere, from any device. These capabilities, all part of a core Fast-Weigh subscription, are essential if you’re looking to modernize your business. Similar features offered by other material software vendors are either sold as overpriced add-ons with limited functionality, or they aren’t offered at all.

Inhibiting Innovation

If you find yourself stuck on a version-locked scale platform that is hindering your business performance, now is a good time to evaluate your company’s systems. Aging scale systems often prevent business from achieving progress by making users feel complacent toward the state of their daily operations. By incorporating cloud-based material management platforms like Fast-Weigh into your toolkit, you can bring a whole new world of innovation and capability to your business. Further, you can refocus your staff on value-added activities and improve collaboration between departments, customers, and vendors. Doing so will also remove the burden and cost of managing outdated systems while gaining enterprise-level security and automatic data recovery measures.

Moving to a SaaS Platform Is Easier Than You Think

If you’re considering moving off your legacy software, you aren’t the first to do so. Numerous companies everywhere in the aggregates, bulk material hauling, and contracting arenas have already made the switch.

So don’t get left behind. Get a free demo or give us a call, and let us show you why legacy scale software cannot compete in a modern SaaS world.

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What is a SaaS platform, and how are these subscription-based material management systems different from legacy scale programs?

When it comes to the “cloud versus on-premises software” argument, many folks in the aggregates and bulk material industry are on the fence. What is a SaaS platform, and how are these subscription-based material management systems different from legacy scale programs? For owners of legacy programs, the stability and familiarity of those systems may be hard to let go of. However, those who have made the switch to a modern SaaS platform typically can’t find a reason to go back.

What is “SaaS?”

“SaaS,” or Software as a Service, is a new class of software that has completely reinvented data management, user experience, and information accessibility. True SaaS platforms are an evolution of web technologies that take advantage of cloud-based architecture and components not available to traditional legacy software applications. Put plainly, SaaS products represent the future of software applications, where legacy systems are the past.

That being said, not all programs branded with the “SaaS” moniker are created equal. While some vendors package their old legacy brands as SaaS, it’s important to look past the marketing hype and spot any shortcuts vendors have taken to simply “SaaS-ify” their existing material sales platform. Many of these companies are merely rebranding legacy architecture, adding a few cloud components, and calling it SaaS. A genuine SaaS platform incorporates the latest cloud technologies in all components of the system, including those that can operate offline.

Fast-Weigh: The Industry’s Leading SaaS Vendor for Bulk Material Weighing and Accounting

Fast-Weigh has paved the path in aggregate scale ticketing built for the cloud. The decision made to completely rewrite Fast-Weigh as a web-native SaaS application was a challenge, but sharing the fruits of our labor with our customers has made it well worth the effort. Having completely embraced cloud architecture, we can now offer companies an unparalleled user experience that saves both money and time previously spent on legacy-based software. Although we’re immensely proud of what we have built, we are not content to rest on Fast-Weigh’s tremendous success. With every software update, we continue to bring new cloud-based technologies to the industry, outpacing traditional legacy providers in both features and rapid innovation.

Missing Functionality and Lack of Access to Data

Legacy software typically doesn’t come with unified web, mobile, and desktop components complete with business analytics and end-to-end operation management tools. Add to this the ability to access to data on your schedule, anytime, anywhere, from any device. These capabilities, all part of a core Fast-Weigh subscription, are essential if you’re looking to modernize your business. Similar features offered by other material software vendors are either sold as overpriced add-ons with limited functionality, or they aren’t offered at all.

Inhibiting Innovation

If you find yourself stuck on a version-locked scale platform that is hindering your business performance, now is a good time to evaluate your company’s systems. Aging scale systems often prevent business from achieving progress by making users feel complacent toward the state of their daily operations. By incorporating cloud-based material management platforms like Fast-Weigh into your toolkit, you can bring a whole new world of innovation and capability to your business. Further, you can refocus your staff on value-added activities and improve collaboration between departments, customers, and vendors. Doing so will also remove the burden and cost of managing outdated systems while gaining enterprise-level security and automatic data recovery measures.

Moving to a SaaS Platform Is Easier Than You Think

If you’re considering moving off your legacy software, you aren’t the first to do so. Numerous companies everywhere in the aggregates, bulk material hauling, and contracting arenas have already made the switch.

So don’t get left behind. Get a free demo or give us a call, and let us show you why legacy scale software cannot compete in a modern SaaS world.

Is it Time to Move Your Material Ticketing Data to the Cloud?

February 20, 2020
Fast-Weigh

When it comes to the “cloud versus on-premises software” argument, many folks in the aggregates and bulk material industry are on the fence. What is a SaaS platform, and how are these subscription-based material management systems different from legacy scale programs? For owners of legacy programs, the stability and familiarity of those systems may be hard to let go of. However, those who have made the switch to a modern SaaS platform typically can’t find a reason to go back.

What is “SaaS?”

“SaaS,” or Software as a Service, is a new class of software that has completely reinvented data management, user experience, and information accessibility. True SaaS platforms are an evolution of web technologies that take advantage of cloud-based architecture and components not available to traditional legacy software applications. Put plainly, SaaS products represent the future of software applications, where legacy systems are the past.

That being said, not all programs branded with the “SaaS” moniker are created equal. While some vendors package their old legacy brands as SaaS, it’s important to look past the marketing hype and spot any shortcuts vendors have taken to simply “SaaS-ify” their existing material sales platform. Many of these companies are merely rebranding legacy architecture, adding a few cloud components, and calling it SaaS. A genuine SaaS platform incorporates the latest cloud technologies in all components of the system, including those that can operate offline.

Fast-Weigh: The Industry’s Leading SaaS Vendor for Bulk Material Weighing and Accounting

Fast-Weigh has paved the path in aggregate scale ticketing built for the cloud. The decision made to completely rewrite Fast-Weigh as a web-native SaaS application was a challenge, but sharing the fruits of our labor with our customers has made it well worth the effort. Having completely embraced cloud architecture, we can now offer companies an unparalleled user experience that saves both money and time previously spent on legacy-based software. Although we’re immensely proud of what we have built, we are not content to rest on Fast-Weigh’s tremendous success. With every software update, we continue to bring new cloud-based technologies to the industry, outpacing traditional legacy providers in both features and rapid innovation.

Missing Functionality and Lack of Access to Data

Legacy software typically doesn’t come with unified web, mobile, and desktop components complete with business analytics and end-to-end operation management tools. Add to this the ability to access to data on your schedule, anytime, anywhere, from any device. These capabilities, all part of a core Fast-Weigh subscription, are essential if you’re looking to modernize your business. Similar features offered by other material software vendors are either sold as overpriced add-ons with limited functionality, or they aren’t offered at all.

Inhibiting Innovation

If you find yourself stuck on a version-locked scale platform that is hindering your business performance, now is a good time to evaluate your company’s systems. Aging scale systems often prevent business from achieving progress by making users feel complacent toward the state of their daily operations. By incorporating cloud-based material management platforms like Fast-Weigh into your toolkit, you can bring a whole new world of innovation and capability to your business. Further, you can refocus your staff on value-added activities and improve collaboration between departments, customers, and vendors. Doing so will also remove the burden and cost of managing outdated systems while gaining enterprise-level security and automatic data recovery measures.

Moving to a SaaS Platform Is Easier Than You Think

If you’re considering moving off your legacy software, you aren’t the first to do so. Numerous companies everywhere in the aggregates, bulk material hauling, and contracting arenas have already made the switch.

So don’t get left behind. Get a free demo or give us a call, and let us show you why legacy scale software cannot compete in a modern SaaS world.

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